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Ichiro Suzuki Announces Retirement From Baseball

On Thursday, future Hall of Famer Ichiro Suzuki officially announced his retirement from baseball, after playing an exhibition game against the Oakland A’s in his home country of Japan.

During his 19 years in the MLB, Ichiro finishes with 3,089 hits, 10 All-Star appearances, 10 Gold Gloves, 3 Silver Sluggers, 2 batting titles, 1 Rookie of the Year, and an MVP award. Ichiro tallied a total 4,367 hits between his time in Japan and the US, putting him above the MLB’s hit leader Pete Rose and his 4,256 hits.

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